Due to its seasonal theme, it is often regarded as a Christmas song in the Northern Hemisphere. The song's lyrics are about a couple enjoying a picturesque winter landscape. They build a snowman, whom they agree to pretend is Parson Brown. They imagine the snowman asking if the couple is married, to which they tell him that they are not, and tell the snowman that he can marry them. Later the lyrics were changed to a nonsensical Circus Clown replacing the Parson and references to marriage were eliminated.
Smith, a native of Honesdale, Pennsylvaniawas reportedly inspired to write the lyrics after seeing Honesdale's Central Park covered in snow. Smith wrote the lyrics while being treated for tuberculosis in the West Mountain Sanitarium in Scranton. Originally recorded in at RCA. At the end of a different recording session by Himber and his Hotel Ritz-Carlton Orchestra with extra time to spare, RCA suggested arranging and recording "Winter Wonderland" using some additional members of its own orchestra, which included Artie Shaw and other established New York City studio musicians.
In Mathis' version, heard on his LP Merry Christmasthe introduction is sung between the first and the second refrain. Guy Lombardo 's version Soterrados Baixo As Pedras - Various - Raíz Ibérica the highest on the charts at the time of introduction.
Johnny Mercer 's version of the song placed 4 on the Billboard airplay chart in The same season, a version by Perry Como hit the retail top ten; Como would re-record the song for his Christmas album. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Original song written and composed by Felix Bernard music and Richard B. Smith words. This article is about the song.
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